Far from the Arms of Hunger or How to Manage your Hunger Levels.

Yesterday I attended a kid's birthday party, the son of a friend. The party was organised at noon in an indoor soft-play area. The kids played for over an hour and then they had a choice of chicken, fish, burger or sausages, and chips, and ice cream for desert, and then cake. Unfortunately for me, … Continue reading Far from the Arms of Hunger or How to Manage your Hunger Levels.

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Be Shameless!

You might have seen in the news or, at least, online, that ex-playmate Dani Mathers has been charged for sharing a picture in Snapchat. The picture was taken in the gym and was of a 70 year old naked woman, I assume about to take a shower. The caption she added read 'If I can't … Continue reading Be Shameless!

BMI, what it is and why it is driving eating disorders.

I've talked about eating disorders before and how media and public views of weight issues affect our perception of the sizes and shapes of the human body, what I haven't talked about is some of the more specific tendencies that might have triggered an increasing incidence of eating disorders. One of these specific triggers is … Continue reading BMI, what it is and why it is driving eating disorders.

Since When Did “Fat” Become an Insult? (Because I’m not always going to be writing about writing)

In the past couple of weeks I’ve seen comments on Facebook from friends and acquaintances about going or being on a diet. I see this comments all the time, of course, but these past two weeks I’ve just seen enough of them that, together with my own weight loss struggles, has prompted me to think … Continue reading Since When Did “Fat” Become an Insult? (Because I’m not always going to be writing about writing)